Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Two vehicle injury crash near Ririe

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 10/16/2013 1:52 am

Please direct questions to the District Office

On Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at approximately 7:37 p.m. the Idaho State Police investigated a two vehicle injury crash on US26 at 160th East (Heise Turn off) near Ririe. Steven Lott, 55 of Idaho Falls, in a Volkswagen Jetta was traveling eastbound on US26 attempting to turn north onto 160th East. Skyler Higgins, 40 of Pocatello, was driving a Subaru legacy westbound on US26. Lott failed to yield the left turn and was struck by Higgins. Upon collision, Lott's vehicle rolled onto its top. Lott's passenger, Denise Lott, 62 of Idaho Falls, was transported by air ambulance to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.
Lanes were blocked for approximately 30 minutes for the air ambulance. Bonneville County Sheriff's Office assisted with the investigation. Ririe QRU, Bonneville County Ambulance and Air Idaho provided medical care.